Mrs Ruth <I>Freeland</I> Bailey

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Mrs Ruth Freeland Bailey

  • Birth 18 May 1925
  • Death 27 Apr 2013 California, USA
  • Burial Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 109797196

Ruth F. Bailey
May 18, 1925 - April 27, 2013
Resident of Santa Clara

Ruth Bailey passed away on Saturday after a very short illness. Ruth worked as an accountant for over 25 years at Economy Lumber Co. of Campbell.

She and her late husband 'Skip' Bailey joined the Santa Clara Valley Gem and Mineral Society in 1967 and she continued to be active in the club until her death. She served as an officer in many positions including President and Treasurer. Ruth was an active leader in the California Federation of Mineralogical Societies, the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies, and The American Lands Access Association. She also worked with the Vision Literacy Program of San Jose. Ruth enjoyed extensive travel over the entire world. Also sewing, quilting and doll making.

Ruth was predeceased by her youngest daughter Montella Lopez. She is survived by one sister Caroline Fischer of Port Hadlock WA, daughters Mary Schuett of North Highlands, Myrna Smith of San Jose, Sons Jimmy Dodge (Parvaneh) of Redwood City, Bart Bailey (Donna) of Tenmile OR, Carl Bailey (Adeline) of Gold Hill OR, William Bailey (Carrol) of Drain OR, and Robert Bailey of Fremont along with numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 5, 2013 from 4-9PM. Funeral Service will be held on Monday, May 6, 2013 at 11AM at Lima Family Santa Clara, 466 N. Winchester Blvd. Interment to follow at Mission City Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America or The American Cancer Society.

Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on May 3, 2013.


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  • Created by: Mark Utley
  • Added: 1 May 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 109797196
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mrs Ruth Freeland Bailey (18 May 1925–27 Apr 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 109797196, citing Mission City Memorial Park, Santa Clara, Santa Clara County, California, USA ; Maintained by Mark Utley (contributor 47178748) .